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SOLEX 2023: The exhibition that's moving with the times
LOFA and The Landscape Show team up for an exciting partnership
Treadstone step up to the challenge at Glee
Grand opening for Rosebourne Weyhill extension
UK horticulture sector reports significant drop in peat use
Handy announces UK partnership with Cramer Tools
Expert speakers at Horticultural Trade Association conference to share 2030 industry insights
Experts joined GCA members to discuss sustainability during recent webinar
Dobbies searches for Britain’s ‘Not Your Average Gardener’
HEX Living secures major new retailer
Industry welcomes peat-free offer from Durstons
Barrus takes new market segments by storm
Growing, showing and trialing. News from Glee and Solex plus flower and peat free trials in GTN's August 2022 issue, read on-line here
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Hozelock announces new Chief Executive Officer
Gardena strengthens its sales team
HTA appoints Marketing Director
Fleuroselect hosts successful 51st Annual Convention to honour 50th Anniversary
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Frosts’ Brampton becomes Notcutts 19th centre
Old Railway Line and Pugh’s Garden Village take top honours in GCA Wales & West region
HTA President's video message about the 2030 and beyond Conference
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SOLEX 2023: The exhibition that's moving with the times

 

 

After canvassing LOFA Members the dates of next years SOLEX will be 10th - 12th July 2023 in Hall 5 at the NEC...

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LOFA and The Landscape Show team up for an exciting partnership

 

 

 

2022 is the start of a great partnership for LOFA and the LANDSCAPE Show...

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Treadstone step up to the challenge at Glee
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Treadstone Products have experienced an incredibly positive response from the Glee show in June. Despite only having nine months to prepare for Glee Birmingham, Treadstone were able to showcase over 30 new products across their brand portfolio. Their stand was constantly busy, with a real buzz created from some unique concepts launched at the show...

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Grand opening for Rosebourne Weyhill extension

Horticulturalist and TV presenter David Domoney opened the new undercover extension at Rosebourne’s Weyhill store on Friday, August 5...

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UK horticulture sector reports significant drop in peat use
 

There has been a dramatic drop in the amount of peat used in compost according to new report led by the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) and Growing Media Association (GMA). The shift is because of UK suppliers, growers and retailers working together to develop new products and alternatives...

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Handy announces UK partnership with Cramer Tools

British garden equipment manufacturer Handy has announced a new partnership with Cramer Tools, a specialist in durable battery-powered tools and professional gardening equipment, to deliver its powerful 82V battery technology for emission-free garden care and landscaping to the UK commercial market. To facilitate the partnership, Handy has set up a new team dedicated to the Cramer Tool range...

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Expert speakers at Horticultural Trade Association conference to share 2030 industry insights

A host of experts including horticulture industry speakers and British explorer, journalist and TV presenter Simon Reeves are set to share their insights to how the horticultural industry could look by 2030 at the Horticultural Trade Association’s annual conference...

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Experts joined GCA members to discuss sustainability during recent webinar
 

Experts joined members of the Garden Centre Association  during a webinar recently to talk about sustainability and best practice...

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Dobbies searches for Britain’s ‘Not Your Average Gardener’

Dobbies is on the lookout for Britain’s best gardeners with its Not Your Average Gardener Awards. A team of star-studded gardening enthusiasts will be judging the awards, including broadcaster Jo Whiley and Dobbies’ Horticultural Director, Marcus Eyles...

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Watch the Glee TV videos...here's the first from the show

As Glee 2022 came to a close, GTN's Trevor Pfeiffer interviewed Glee Show Director Matthew Mein for Glee TV. They talk about what was different this year, the great range of products at the show and the impact of young people in the industry...

 

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Award-winning product features on Glee TV

The Hydria Life water fountain won the Glee Award for best garden decoration product. In the second Glee TV production from this year's show, CEO Simon Reeves-Jackson talks to GTN’s Trevor Pfeiffer about the research and development of this fountain…

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HEX Living secures major new retailer

HEX Living has become a supplier to national greenhouse and outdoor storage retailer The Greenhouse People...

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Industry welcomes peat-free offer from Durstons
 

Durston Garden Products’ collection of peat-free products took centre stage on stand at this year’s Glee, much to the delight of retail buyers from across the sector...

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Barrus takes new market segments by storm

Barrus unveiled plans to further progress its market share with the introduction of over 60 new and exciting products under brands Town & Country, Wilkinson Sword, WOLF-Garten, and Velcro at this year’s Glee...

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Growing, showing and trialing. News from Glee and Solex plus flower and peat free trials in GTN's August 2022 issue, read on-line here

Inside the August 2022 issue of GTN:

  • Primeur’s Recycled Revolution
  • Farm shop revolution in St Albans
  • Growing and retailing plants together at Ball Colegrave
  • Glee Review: Buyers Power List results, GIMA Seed Corn Fund winner, Winning New Products at Glee, Floral Thursday for Greenfingers breaks records at Glee
  • Zest are winners at Glee and Solex
  • The future of eco firepits – El Fuego
  • Mrs A’s Peat Free trials at Aylett Nurseries
  • Outdoor trends in the spotlight at Solex
  • GIMA Golf Day 2022
  • GCA Regional Awards 2022
  • LOFA Column – Thank you for making Solex a success
  • HTA Column – 2030 Here we come…
  • GIMA Column – 2022 Abnormal or normal?
Read GTN's August 2022 Issue on-line here
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